West Virginia Office of Broadband Advancing Digital Equity in the Mountain State
4 Oct 2022
CHARLESTON, W.VA —In honor of Digital Inclusion Week, an annual event that raises awareness about digital equity work across the country, the West Virginia Department of Economic Development announced today the award of $730,000 for the development of West Virginia’s Digital Equity Plan.
The funds, which come in the form of a Digital Equity Planning Grant from the National Telecommunication and Information Administration (NTIA), are part of the Internet for All initiative, a $60 million program for states and territories to develop digital equity plans. This grant was created and funded by the federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which was signed into law on Nov. 15, 2021.